Posts Tagged Marketing: Fashion and Related Industries

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How Jennifer Hack Swanson, Marketing: Fashion and Related Industries ’91, turns Kobi Halperin’s sketches into elegant, wearable clothes

In December, Jennifer Swanson was at a factory in China reviewing the Israeli designer Kobi Halperin’s spring 2016 collection. Swanson fit each garment on the company’s custom dress form, ensuring that embellishments, lace trims, and layers of silk draped properly. She noticed that the side seams of one jet-black pleated skirt looked unflattering. There wasn’t…

BARRY McCAFFREY
Marketing: Fashion and Related Industries ’86

Barry McCaffrey was named senior vice president of spa sales at Naturopathica, which makes plant-based skin and hair care products for spas. He oversees the wholesale division and is responsible for sales and marketing strategy, partner relationship management, business development, and sales force training. He has worked in the spa industry for most of his…

AUDEN GROGINS
Marketing: Fashion and Related Industries ’85

AUDEN GROGINS was appointed as a Connecticut Superior Court judge in January. Currently she hears domestic violence cases. Before her appointment, she was a criminal defense attorney for 23 years, focusing on serious felonies, including capital cases, which carried the possibility of the death penalty (capital punishment was repealed in Connecticut in 2012). She also served…

A Towering Achievement

Here’s one for the record books: Stan Munro, Marketing: Fashion and Related Industries ’92, earned a Guinness World Record for “tallest toothpick structure” for his 16-foot replica of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It’s part of Toothpick World, Munro’s traveling exhibition of more than 60 toothpick constructions, built at 1:164 scale, modeling…